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  • Crisis management Crisis Management
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Apply best practices to plan for, respond to, and manage critical events and exercises. Built on ISO standards, you can respond faster with better collaboration using plans and playbooks, smart workflows, and real-time dashboards and insights, to ensure better incident response, decision-making, and continuous improvement.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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  • Safety Management Safety Management
  • Employee Health & Wellbeing Employee Health & Wellbeing
  • Governance Risk & Compliance Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC)
  • Asset Management Asset Management
  • Contractor Management Contractor Management
  • Visitor Management Visitor Management
  • emergency Management Emergency Management

All the tools needed to automate your safety management system in one easy-to-use platform, following ISO standards. Increase efficiency with powerful automation capabilities and provide real time insights to all levels of your business. Configurable notifications, workflows, analytics, and mapping empower your safety personnel to make better decisions wherever they are.

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Maintain a comprehensive view of the wellbeing of your workers, their needs, and the wellbeing initiatives conducted in your organization. Through various assessments, checks, analytics, and resources you can easily manage both the physical and mental wellbeing of personnel across various locations and programs.

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A suite of tools to collect risk data from across your organziation from a range of stakeholders, in real time, and based on ISO standards. Fully customisable, with everything from a simple pre-task assessment though to an organisational risk register, we make it easy to capture risk data and provide the analytics to derive rich insights, to keep your organisation safe and compliant.

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Track all your assets from your vehicle fleet, fixed or mobile plant and equipment though to your critical infrastructure using our range of tools. Plan maintenance ahead of time and by collecting lead indicator data from checklists and assessments on any mobile device, then enable users to update the status of your assets to track utilisation, share documentation and report issues.

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Save time and money by enabling contractors to self-register and progress through a customizable workflow, to check documentation before becoming an approved contractor. Contractors can then be automatically followed up using workflows and notifications to keep their organziation compliant.

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Streamline visitor sign-in using a QR code on a form tailored for your organisation. Visitors can complete inductions, answer questions and acknowledge content then have notifications triggered to their host based on their responses. Once on site, manage visitor cards, broadcast notifications and understand visitor trends to optimise your processes.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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  • Physical Security Physical Security
  • Cyber Security Cyber Security
  • Visitor Management Visitor Management
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Emergency Management Emergency Management
  • Governance Risk & Compliance Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • Asset Management Asset Management
  • Contractor Management Contractor Management

Proactively manage all aspects of physical security operations from anywhere, on any device. Based on ISO standards, streamline your operations using workflow automations to guide information capture, enrichment, follow up tasks, and notifications. Validate threats and risks to drive better investment of your resources.

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Manage cyber threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions, and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Streamline visitor sign-in using a QR code on a form tailored for your organisation. Visitors can complete inductions, answer questions and acknowledge content then have notifications triggered to their host based on their responses. Once on site, manage visitor cards, broadcast notifications and understand visitor trends to optimise your processes.

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Consolidate the threat and risk picture across all your assets, easily demonstrate compliance with security obligations, and gain an ‘all threats’ perspective encompassing physical, cyber, personnel and supply chain. Address and manage cyber threats without having to implement costly new ICT systems and drive continuous improvement and review cycles.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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Manage cyber, emergency and security threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Track all your assets from your vehicle fleet, fixed or mobile plant and equipment though to your critical infrastructure using our range of tools. Plan maintenance ahead of time and by collecting lead indicator data from checklists and assessments on any mobile device, then enable users to update the status of your assets to track utilization, share documentation and report issues.

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Save time and money by enabling contractors to self-register and progress through a customizable workflow, to check documentation before becoming an approved contractor. Contractors can then be automatically followed up using workflows and notifications to keep their organziation compliant.

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  • Business Continuity Planning Business Continuity Planning
  • Crisis Management Crisis Management
  • Governance Risk & Compliance Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC)
  • Continuity of Operations Continuity of Operations (COOP)

Follow ISO standard approaches to determine disruption impacts and develop plans & recovery strategies to address risks. Track gaps, dependencies and tests, capture exercises, and manage insurance details. Scale up to any incident and back down to business as usual as quickly as possible and drive continuous improvement.

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Apply best practices to plan for, respond to, and manage critical events and exercises. Built on ISO standards, you can respond faster with better collaboration using plans and playbooks, smart workflows, and real-time dashboards and insights, to ensure better incident response, decision-making, and continuous improvement.

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Manage cyber, emergency and security threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Ensure preparedness across your organisation. Conduct business impact assessments and quickly identify essential functions. Assess hazard and threat risks. Identify technology, assets, facilities, and critical personnel. Gather and assemble essential information and documents. Develop, test and maintain your COOP plans. From readiness and preparedness to reconstitution, manage all four phases of the Continuity of Operations Plan to minimize business loss and disruption.

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Challenges to effective business continuity planning

Year after year, the likelihood of a business-destroying critical event only seems to increase. Yet somehow, business continuity planning–the collection of resources, actions, procedures, and information, designed to prepare organizations to maintain essential functions in the event of a disaster or other major disruption–hasn’t made it to the top rung of C-suite priorities. 

The proof: IBM research found that fewer than 20 percent of business continuity management (BCM) and IT security specialists (a paltry 17 percent in actuality) say that their organizations have a formal business continuity plan (BCP). That’s over 80 percent of businesses’ risking extraordinary financial loss and (even) closure in the event of a critical event. What’s going on, here?

The short answer is it’s complicated – frustrating, I know. Indeed, business continuity planning helps ensure the continuous delivery of critical services and products to customers and minimize impacts to the business. But the challenges to developing an effective business continuity plan can be legion. They even start with basic definition and terminology. For instance, it’s not uncommon for organizations to misunderstand the actual scope of business continuity planning, when, in fact, the end-BCP stands distinct from all other forms of all-hazards planning.

From whence comes the confusion? Well, the field of business continuity management did first emerge as an offshoot of another all-hazards discipline, crisis management. Of course, BCM today is its own holistic management practice, prescribing a distinct process for identifying potential threats to an organization and the operational impacts those threats pose. In turn, the primary task of business continuity professionals has also shifted to building durable frameworks for organizational resilience, in compliance with regulations and prevailing business standards. And it’s in the execution of this core responsibility that business continuity professionals come into close contact with other all-hazards practitioners.

Yet somewhere on the way to the C-suite, BCM priorities get bungled. Specifically, we often hear from practitioners’ decrying a lack of commitment and involvement from their senior managers, the crucial gateway to getting any major, cross-functional project off the ground. Even when that C-level sponsorship is secured, it’s not always a given that senior leadership is fully invested in business continuity planning for the right reasons. Executives aren’t above “going through the motions,” trying to feign compliance with important standards to regulators and customers.

As an aside: standards and regulations themselves change quickly. Remember, jurisdictions have moved in aggressively to mandate baseline BCM practices for organizations, especially in the critical infrastructure space. The International BCM standard, ISO 22301, for one, is a means of signaling to legislators and regulators that the compliant organization is indeed adhering to best practices in the field.

Mind you, the best-intentioned organizations can get business continuity planning wrong, too. The sheer number of variables that go into building an effective BCP, properly tailored to your specific challenges, are positively mind boggling. It’s just too easy to make any number of routine mistakes along the way. For one, without access to the right data, analysts can misjudge an organization’s data recovery requirements: business continuity planning involves documenting procedures to guide how organizations will respond to and recover from a disruption; and that’s why putting together the actual plan usually falls to a governance committee. Mistakes are also made at the risk assessment stage and spiral from there, as successive interlocutors fail to question assumptions and consider limiting factors.

How then to make business continuity planning work at your organization? Sure, it’s not simple, but with the right guardrails in place, you can build a BCP that covers the resources, services, and activities required to ensure the continuity of critical business functions. 

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